'العربية / al-ʿarabīyah
THE MOBILIZATION INTERVENTION
by Phil Bartle, PhD
Introduction to the Module (Hub)
Documents Included in this Mobilization Module
Moving a community to take action
The empowerment of communities, the promotion of community participation, the mobilization cycle, the stimulation of self help, social change towards more self reliance, the fight to eliminate poverty ─ all these form a related set of interventions. The agent of these can be variously called animator, facilitator, mobilizer, community development officer, change agent or activist. This series of training modules for the empowerment of low income communities, includes a set of several documents about this intervention process.
This series includes: Introduction to the Mobilization Intervention, this introduction, The Mobilization Cycle, a workshop handout, The Mobilization Cycle, explained in more detail, The Mobilization Cycle Illustrations, line drawings by Julianna Kuruhiira, illustrating each stage of the cycle, To be a Mobilizer, a one-page training handout indicating what is needed to be a mobilizer, and what a mobilizer does, Unity Organizing, explains that communities are not naturally unified, but the intervention needs to unite a community in order to make a communal decision, Eating With Friends, describes the role of food in empowering communities, Training As Mobilizing, describes the special methodology of training that includes organizing as well as skill transfer.
For a power point presentation of the mobilisation cycle, with both illustrations and text, look at Power.
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